Saad Tasleem – Authenticity and Preservation of the Quran

Saad Tasleem
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the history and characteristics of the Quran, which is the Bible of Islam. The title is the same as the title of the book of the Newiled Book of Jerusalem, but the title is different. The title is the same, but the title is different, and the book is the only religious text in the world with this level of reliability. The speaker notes that the title of the book is the same as the title of the book of the Newiled Book of Jerusalem, but the title is different.
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Surely you've heard of the Quran before, you may have come across that name in news or other media. The Quran is the book of the Muslims their sacred text. But what exactly is this book and where did it come from? Muslims believe that the Quran is the literal word of God revealed to Muhammad peace be upon Him to guide people and bring them out of the darkness of devotion and worship of other than God, to the light of Islam, the worship of God alone. Since its Revelation, the Quran has been perfectly preserved now for over 1400 years, and it will remain preserved until the Day of Judgment. I'm sure you're curious though, about how the Quran was preserved. The Quran was preserved in two

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main ways. The first is through memorization. Muslims began to memorize the Quran from the very first moments of its revelation to the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. Since that time, Muslims have continued to memorize the Quran. Some Muslims memorize the Quran in its entirety, and others memorize different parts of it. The Quran was transmitted through this memorization throughout time and across the world, with each person memorizing it verifying the Quran by checking it with each other. In this way, not only are the words of the Quran preserved, but also the original sounds of those words. Today there are millions of Muslims who have the Quran memorized in this way, all with

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the exact same words and the exact same sounds. The second way in which the Quran is preserved, is through writing. The codification of the Quran began in the days of Muhammad peace be upon him by specialized scribes. This continued during the era of the first Muslim Calif, Abu Bakar, after the passing of the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him in his time, the original texts were collected in one book, and during the era of the Earth, none the third Kailis multiple copies of this original book were sent to the major Islamic territories and all new copies were verified by those books. The meticulous preservation of the Quran leaves no doubt in its authenticity. There is no doubt that the

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Quran that we hold in our hands today is the exact same Quran that was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad over 1400 years ago, the same Quran which he recited to his companions. The Quran is the only religious text in the world that has been preserved with this level of reliability. So that the promise of God about the Quran can be fulfilled, which is, it is we meaning God who has revealed the reminder the Quran and it is we who will preserve it

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